AKM Zamir Uddin | The Daily Star
  • AKM Zamir Uddin

  • Spare banks from stock dividend tax

    Banks have sought to be excused from the government’s plan to introduce 15 percent tax on stock dividend and retained earnings
  • Bangladesh banking sector

    PLEDGES there, ‘HOW’ missing

    Rejaul Karim, a college teacher by profession, took a personal loan of Tk 6 lakh at 9.50 percent interest from a private commercial bank in 2015 to tackle some family emergencies.
  • State banks weighed down by bad loans

    Default loans in state-run commercial banks soared 10.64 percent, or Tk 5,184 crore, in the first quarter of the year -- in the
  • Fix banking woes

    The government should go for massive reforms to salvage the ailing banking system or else the contagion will batter the entire financial sector, analysts said.
  • Bad loans soar

    Defaulted loans soared to Tk 110,874 crore as of March this year, the highest ever in the country.